Friendly AtheistActor Chris O'Dowd: "Religion Is Ruining the World"
Irish actor declares he is becoming less liberal and compares religious beliefs to racism.
Religion NowSchism Among the Dawoodi Bohras
After the passing away of their spiritual leader on January 17th, a dispute arose as to the identity of the new leader of this sect of Shi'a Muslims.
Aziz PoonawallaNo Schism, Just Sadness: A Dawoodi Bohra Responds
The Qutbi Bohras have mounted a media campaign to portray themselves as victims of oppression and intolerance.
Under the Ancient Oaks"Vampires Are Us": A Book Review
Margot Adler's new book aims at helping us understand "our love affair with the immortal dark side."
Adrian WarnockMultisite Churches: A Sign of Hope for the Western Church
The trend toward churches with multiple campuses is growing, and it has its advantages.
Ask ShauntiStrong, Successful, and Single
Dear Shaunti, I'm 31 and single, professionally successful, and I've never been asked out on a date. What do I do?
Irreverin"Jesus Feminist": A Gospel of Empowerment
I didn't really expect to find anything in this book that would speak to me or 'my people.' Spoiler alert: I was wrong.
Monkey MindCarl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Dreaming the Cosmos
These are perilous times. Half of America doesn't believe in basic science.
Progressive Secular HumanistEinstein Was a Shiite Muslim? Really?
The head of the Assembly of Experts in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatolla Mahadavi Kani, claims Einstein embraced Islam.
The Divine FeminineDistractions and the Dark Feminine
I've been deviant most of my adult life. I'd like to think that my deviance is heroic. It's not easy being the mother who doesn't want to cook Sunday dinners for her family.